We all have resolutions we make, whether we stick to them or not. The trick to sticking to our resolutions is following the S.M.A.R.T. rule:
These can be applied to any type of goal you wish to achieve; let’s take my “I want to floss more in 2013”
(and when I say more, I’m really meaning I want to start!) goal and apply it to the S.M.A.R.T. principles to give you an example:
Specific- I want to floss every morning while I’m watching Good Morning America and getting ready for the day.
Measurable- I’ll buy floss picks (how easy can I make this!) and, depending on how many come in a pack (~90), I’ll get through half of the pack in 1 month. I plan to finish the pack in 2 months!
Attainable- every time I go to the…
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